The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 28 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing C 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.99% 0.38% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 0.89% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £468 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -
C
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
98 112 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 64.90% 42.75% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 45
Average daily rate £363 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

C
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Brighton region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Brighton region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) AWD
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) XML

C
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CAD
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle